We become our thoughts…

We become our thoughts…

Our thoughts today are creating our future.

Through the lens of Ayurveda, our heart is the launching pad of all body/physical and mind/mental sensations. Our thoughts stimulate a physical emotional response releasing bodily chemicals and hormones into our bloodstream. Our body sends signals back to the mind, which responds. Thoughts in turn affect the physical body. It is a loop that continuously repeats itself.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC encourages you to slow down, think before you react and work on your breathing, slow it down, as this will give you time to be mindful for your own health.

Remember: We become our thoughts and you are in the drivers seat.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

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Asparagus Risotto ~

Asparagus Risotto ~

Love asparagus?  Here is one of Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC favorite.  Let us know what you think…

Traditonal risotto is made using arborio rice, which is white and glutinous and produces a very creamy rice dish. The trick to making a creamy and tasty brown rice risotto is to use short grain rice and lots of veggie stock.

3/4 cup short grain brown rice
2 cups vegetable or mushroom stock
1 Tbsp each butter (or ghee) and olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 red onion, chopped
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp dried basil
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and chopped
black pepper
grated parmesan or reggiano cheese

In a medium, heavy pot, heat the butter (or ghee) and olive oil.  Add onions, garlic and red pepper flakes, sauteeing until soft. Stir in rice, basil and half the stock. Let simmer covered on medium for 20 minutes, then add remaining stock plus asparagus. Stir well, cover, and let cook until all the liquid is absorbed and rice is creamy (not firm or dry), about another half hour. If needed, cook in another 1/4 cup or 1/2 cup of stock to reach the right consistency. Stir in parmesan to taste and grind in some black pepper. Serves 2.

NOTE: Ayurvedically, cheese is not recommended as it is difficult to digest, but it also purports that black pepper helps make it more digestible.

  • We make our own Ghee and it’s for sale – best out there.

FOR INDIVIDUAL DOSHAS
Great for all doshas. Pittas, omit or minimize garlic, dried basil, and red pepper flakes; Kaphas, omit or reduce butter and oil to 1 tsp each.
Recipe by: Claudia Davila (Fran)

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Ayurveda

Ayurveda

Do you have an imbalance happening with your health?

Let Ayurveda Wellness Healing help you determine the best treatment to bringing you and your health back to neutral.

Ayurveda believes that lack of proper cellular function, due to imbalance in the Vata, Pitta or Kapha levels are the cause of diseases. Diseases are also caused due to presence of toxins.

In Ayurveda, the mind and body and consciousness work together in maintaining balance.

Vata governs blinking, breathing, muscle and tissue movement, pulsation of heart, movements of cytoplasm and cell membranes. It promotes creativity and flexibility. When at an imbalance, Vata produces anxiety and fear.

Pitta governs activities such as digestion, absorption, assimilation, metabolism, and nutrition and body temperature. When in proper balance, Pitta promotes intelligence, and on the other hand, when out of balance Pitta triggers hatred, anger and jealousy.

Kapha is the energy that forms the basic structure of the body such as muscles, tendons and bones, and works like glue, holding cells together. Kapha helps in supplying water to all parts of the body, and lubricates joints, moisturizes the skin and maintains immunity. When under imbalance, Kapha could lead to greed, attachment and envy.

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Dessert First?

Dessert First?

Do you eat your dessert first? What??

Yes, through the lens of Ayurveda foods in a meal be eaten in sequential order by their tastes and all six states should be represented while eating. By eating the tastes in order this corresponds to the digestive order. So, sweet tastes should be eaten first i.e. bread, desserts, rice, wheat, barley, corn etc. followed by sour taste i.e. pickle chutney, tamarind, lemon, tomato, etc.; followed by salty, pungent, bitter and last but not least astringent…phew

So you say, what again…I am so confused and how could I possibly do this? Here’s a rule of thumb: Eat your bread, rice or sweets first, then a sour tasting appetizer, followed by the main meal and finish with a salad which is astringent in taste! Or if that is just not always possible you can cook with or carry with you our Six Taste spice mix. At Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC we like to say “Digestion in a bottle

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Diet of the Mind

Diet of the Mind

#Ayurveda describes sleep as the “diet of the mind”.

Our bodies metabolize waste products mostly after 10:00pm and the immune system needs to revitalize itself between 11:00 pm and 2:00am, so it’s critical to be asleep during these hours.

Here are a few tips for a restful sleep:

* Be in bed by 10pm
* No electronics in the bedroom
* Avoid caffeine late in the day
* Try some deep breathing exercises before bed
* Take a warm bath
* Cooler bedrooms make for a better nights sleep

Contact Ayurveda Wellness Healing if you have difficulties falling asleep, wake during the night or sleep so heavy that it’s hard to wake up – as these are all signs of an imbalance. During a private consultation we can determine where the imbalance lies.

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Black Bean Tacos ~

Black Bean Tacos ~

Weekends are always fun to try out new recipes (or an old favorite) and we at Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC love the below tacos for an easy and yummy Friday night meal…

Black Bean Tacos with Mango Sauce

Serves: 4-6 tacos (serves 2)
Ingredients
1 small mango, diced
¼ cup diced red onion
1 diced red padrone pepper (or ¼ cup red bell)
juice of 1 lime
splash of olive oil
handful of cilantro, chopped
¾ cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
1 avocado, diced
4-6 flour (or gluten free corn) tortillas
optional: greek yogurt w/ lime & salt

Instructions
In a medium bowl stir together diced mango, red onion, red pepper, lime juice, olive oil, chopped cilantro, avocado, and black beans . Add a few generous pinches of salt. Taste and adjust seasonings. Chill until ready to use.
Char (or warm) your tortillas, and fill.
Optional: top with seasoned greek yogurt (or sour cream)

Enjoy!

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Wind of your soul ~

Wind of your soul ~

The Wind Of Your Soul by Ayurveda Wellness Healing

Wind can be peaceful, still
Wind can be forceful, angry
Wind can be gentle, balanced
The wind of your soul can be balanced, moderation
Excessive behavior, angry
Withdrawn, still
Moderation, balanced

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”

Contact us to book your Ayurveda Wellness Consultation and be on your road to moderation.

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